Wednesday February 25, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM MST
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Broadway Centre Cinemas 
111 East Broadway
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Matt Duhamel 
Metamora Films 

The Forgiveness Journey Film Release

Watch the filmmaker on KUED, PBS

Please join us for a powerful documentary film release fundraiser to benefit "The Forgiveness Project." Special guest speakers will be present along with finger foods and dessert. A silent auction will also be available.  Tickets are FREE.  (A suggested donation of $5.00 is optional at the door.)

"The Forgiveness Journey" is a 73 minute documentary exploring the issues of forgiveness, compassion and second chances.  In the film, you'll meet people who are struggling through their own personal forgiveness journey.  Film Director/Producer, Matt Duhamel includes his own story about his 2006 arrest and conviction of a sex offense and his ongoing struggle to reconnect with is estranged daughter, Maddie. 

You'll also meet Vicky, a newspaper editor living near Portland, Oregon who suffered a devastating childhood.  She is currently on a forgiveness journey in hopes to forgive her mother, grandfather, and step-father.

In addition to personal stories of forgiveness, psychologists, authors, and professionals are interviewed to discuss the process of forgiveness and the differences between forgiving ourselves versus others.  Their interviews create a more informed understanding of the difficult, yet healing process of forgiving in our lives.

GUEST SPEAKERS (from left to right)

Carla Kelley, Human Rights Education Center
Dr. Forrest Crawford,  Professor, Weber State University
Kimberly Giles, ClarityPoint Coaching

Darroll Young
, National Public Speaker
Lilli Martin, Signs of Forgiveness


A long awaited documentary film about stories of forgiveness, compassion and second chances. Produced by Metamora Films, an independent film company committed to creating educational and thought provoking films resulting in a more emotionally engaged society.   The organization’s film projects assist in expanding compassion and tolerance in order to better understand our differences and similarities.

Watch the film trailer here.

The Metamora Films' Team

Matt Duhamel, a former TV news and radio personality, has turned his attention to helping others through the power of independent film.  He agrees with the idea that film can help individuals, communities and entire societies by increasing compassion, tolerance, understanding and forgiveness.   By learning from his own personal trials and past failures, Matt uses his experiences as life changing tools and applies them to his thought-provoking films.
Heather Duhamel was born 1980 in Idaho Falls, ID and lived there for twenty-nine years. She is a mother of two children, Alex who is fifteen years old, and Natasha, who was diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome and partial complex epilepsy at age seven.  Heather earned her Associates Degree in Business and loves to make specility cakes during her free time.  She is currently a producer for Metamora Films working together with her husband, Matt.    
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